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browns, he had aking negro league team,. john: that is baseball? >> baseball, he could not let blacks into the baseball. he had jackie robinson in nsas city, he saw all of the talent out there other people would not hire, they were punishing themselves for their racist acts and so, he with -- dodgers they won championships, cardinals did not hire a single black player until 1958, and they lost their championship. john: people hired black players because it was good for says. >> good for business. john: at the time government was racist. d forcing jim crow, and southern businesses fought that? >>yeah, you know, government was branch rookie's problem, he had to escape the government of missouri to go to new york city with the brooklyn dodgers, down south, companies like pepsi who advertised to black consumers,. john: we have some pictures of that. they were doing it when it was illegal according to the government? >> yep. john: to share 3e pepsi at the lunch counter. >> these ads came out before people knew who martin luther king was. john: because pepsi wanted to make money. >> they we
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